Monte Goulding wrote: >> On 13 Feb 2018, at 11:56 am, Richard Gaskin wrote: >> something more sensible > > We already have: > > open file for “utf-8” text > > There was some discussion of implementing “file+<encoding>:/path > /to/file” style urls to avoid having to use binfile and textDecode > and manual line ending wrangling. > > Also if there is a BOM then the unicode encoding can and is worked > for file: urls and open file for text. It’s when there’s no BOM and > no explicit encoding specified that the engine defaults to legacy > native encodings.
More reasonable indeed. With all the complicated examples floating around I'd forgotten about the "open file" addition. Nice.
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